Average Junior Graphic Designer Salary

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The average salary for a Junior Graphic Designer is $39,669.
MEDIAN $39,669
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$30k - $51k
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$485 - $4k
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$28k - $52k

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Job Description for Junior Graphic Designer

Junior Graphic Designer Tasks
  • Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.
  • Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
  • Design and develop product brand identity.

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Popular Skills for Junior Graphic Designer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Junior Graphic Designer

An entry-level Junior Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,141 based on 267 salaries. An early career Junior Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,727 based on 1,899 salaries. A mid-career Junior Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,919 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Junior Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,000.
Employees with Junior Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 21.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.7% more) and New York, New York (11.9% more).

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